Curtis’ Goldenrod (Solidago curtisii Torr. & A. Gray)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Mountain Decumbent Goldenrod, Curtis’ Goldenrod

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

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Sweet Goldenrod (Solidago odora Aiton)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Anisescented Goldenrod, Anise-scented Goldenrod, Sweet Goldenrod

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Notes: The crushed leaves of Sweet Goldenrod give off an anise scent that readily identifies this widespread species.

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Swamp Lousewort (Pedicularis lanceolata Michx.)

Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)

Synonym(s): Marsh Betony

Bloom Color: White , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Aug, Sept
Notes: Swamp Lousewort is partially parasitic; common host plants are asters and native grasses.

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Fall Phlox (Phlox paniculata L.)

Polemoniaceae (Phlox Family)

Synonym(s): Fall Phlox, Perennial Phlox

Bloom Color: Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug, Sept
Notes: This native plant has been used to create many hybridized versions in many colors.

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Carolina Buckthorn (Frangula caroliniana (Walter) A. Gray)

Rhamnaceae (Buckthorn Family)

Synonym(s): Carolina False Buckthorn, Yellow Buckthorn, Indian Cherry, Yellowwood

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Notes: Although called a buckthorn, this species has no spines.

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Pink Thoroughwort (Fleischmannia incarnata (Walter) King & H. Rob.)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s): Pink Thoroughwort

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Sept ,Oct , Nov
Notes: This plant is indeed most closely related to ageratums such as Blue Mist Flower (Conoclinium coelestinum).

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Horseweed (Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist)

Asteraceae/Compositae (Aster/Composit Family)

Synonym(s):¬†Horseweed, Canadian Horseweed, Bitterweed, Hogweed, Squaw Weed, Colt’s Tail

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov
Notes: The leaves have a sharp flavor and an aromatic taste similar to tarragon.

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Alfalfa (Medicago sativa L.)

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Purple Lucerne

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep

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Prairie Tea (Croton monanthogynus Michx.)

Euphorbiaceae (Spurge Family)

Synonym(s): Prairie Tea, One-seed Croton, Doveweed, Dove Weed, Prairie Goatweed

Bloom Color: White , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct , Nov

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Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista fasciculata (Michx.) Greene)

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Partridge Pea, Sleepingplant, Sensitive Plant

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct

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Common Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis L.)

Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)

Synonym(s): Common Evening-primrose, King’s Cure-all

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep
Notes: The flowers of this night-flowering biennial open in the evening and close by noon.

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